This Rose is sweet on casual dining chains, no matter what they are called. Rose Management Services (which does business as The Rose Group) is a leading franchisee of Applebee's, with about 60 Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar locations in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. The casual dining restaurants offer a varied menu of meat, pork, and seafood entrees, and are popular for their selection of appetizers. The company also operates a small number of Corner Bakery Cafe locations under a franchise agreement with CBC Restaurants. CEO Harry Rose started his business with five Roy Rogers units he acquired from Marriott in 1985.